Mariana Freitas

Journalist, lives at Geodesic Center of South America, the ancient land of kuyaverá indians. Between friends, everything can become a cause. Studies the humanity and believes we can criate a better world, until someone proves contraire. Is one of the editors of Leitura dos Fatos digital magazine and owns the blog Editorialíssimo.

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Brazil: Protest Condemns Violent Death of African Student

  2 October 2011

Guinea-Bissauan Toni Bernardo da Silva, a student at the Federal University of Mato Grosso, Brazil, was brutally murdered in front of a restaurant on September 22. The crime has caused outrage among the academic community who are demanding greater security for its African-Lusophone students.

Brazil: 40 Cities Make the Freedom March

  30 June 2011

Forty Brazilian cities had their streets taken over by the Freedom March on Saturday 18 June. A multitude of groups, collectives, movements, entities and outraged people rallied around the country dreaming and fighting for freedom.

Brazil: “SlutWalk” Throughout the Country in Images

  19 June 2011

Holding banners, posters and mottos, "sluts" from cities throughout Brazil rocked the streets and made the society think about gender opression. The movement is inspired by the SlutWalk in Canada last April, to stop exploitation of the female body and the culpability of women for being sexually assaulted.